Rakuten and Yamato Holdings Announce Collaboration to Improve Convenience in E-commerce

July 6, 2015
by RNN

On July 6, 2015, Rakuten and Yamato Holdings announced that customers will be able to pick up products from Rakuten Ichiba at 20,000 convenience stores throughout the country*.
E-commerce has now grown into an indispensable part of people’s daily lives, and there has been demand for improved convenience to meet the needs of e-commerce users.
At the press conference, Mr. Yamauchi, President and Executive Director of Yamato Holdings, and Chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Hiroshi Mikitani, spoke about their outlook for the future.

* Convenience store pick-up is only available for products from merchants who use Yamato Transport.

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